KMAT 2024 Participating Colleges: Check List Here

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The Karnataka Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as the KMAT exam, is an exam conducted by the Karnataka Post Graduate Private Colleges Association (KPPGCA) once a year. The exam is conducted to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission to various MBA programmes. KMAT registration for the upcoming exam is expected to begin soon. 

The KMAT exam score is accepted in more than 135 AICTE-approved top business schools in the state of Karnataka. We shall be discussing the participating colleges in this blog. 

Name of the ExamKarnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)
Examination Conducting BodyKarnataka Post Graduate Private Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
Level of ExamNational-level entrance exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Duration of the Examination120 minutes (2 hours)
Type of QuestionMultiple choice questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions120
Language of the ExaminationEnglish

KMAT List of Participating Colleges

More than 170 top-rated business schools in the state of Karnataka accept the KMAT exam score for admission into various MBA programmes. To prepare and apply for admission into colleges through the KMAT exam, refer to the list of colleges given below for more details.

Sl. No.College NameLocation
1A. J. Institute of ManagementMangaluru
2Acharya Bangaluru B-SchoolBengaluru
3Acharya Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
4Adarsh Institute of Management and Information TechnologyBengaluru
5Adichunchanagiri Institute of TechnologyChikmagalur
6Aditya Institute of Management and ResearchBengaluru
7Administrative Management CollegeBengaluru
8AIMS InstituteBengaluru
9Alliance UniversityBengaluru
10Allum Karibasappa Institute of ManagementBallari
11Amc Engineering CollegeBengaluru
12Anjuman Institute of Technology And ManagementBhatkal
13Annapoorna Institute of Management ResearchSankeshwar
14Aims IBS Business SchoolBengaluru
15Atria Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
16AVK Institute of ManagementBengaluru
17B.M.S College of EngineeringBengaluru
18B.V.V. Sangha’s Institute Of Management StudiesBagalkote
19Ballari Institute of Technology and ManagementBallari
20Bangalore Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
21Bapuji B SchoolsDavangere
22Bapuji Institute of Engineering and TechnologyDavangere
23Basaveshwara Engineering College (ATNMS) BagalkotBagalkot
24Bharatesh Education Trust (Global Business School)Belagavi
25Bhavan’s Priyamvada Birla Institute of ManagementMysuru
26Bheemanna Khandre
Institute of Technology
27BLDE Associations AS Patil College of CommerceVijayapur
28BNM Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
29Brindavan CollegeBengaluru
30Channabasaveshwara Institute of TechnologyTumakuru
31Chetan Business
School Institute of Management and Research
Unkal Hubli
32City CollegeBengaluru
33College of Business Management and Commerce- Srinivas UniversityMangaluru
34Community Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
35Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and ManagementBengaluru
36Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and CommerceBengaluru
37Don Bosco Institute of Bio-Sciences and Management StudiesBengaluru
38Don Bosco Institute Of TechnologyBengaluru
39Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade Institute of Management Studies and ResearchDharwad
40Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
41East West College of ManagementBengaluru
42East West Institute
of Technology
43Faculty of Business Studies- Sharnbasva UniversityKalaburgi
44GIBS B SchoolBengaluru
45Global Academy of TechnologyBengaluru
46Global Business SchoolHubali
47Global Institute of Management SciencesBengaluru
48Institute of
Engineering and
Technology for Women
49GT Institute of Management Studies and ResearchBengaluru
50Guru Nanak Dev Engineering CollegeBidar
51Gitam School of BusinessBengaluru
52Haranahalli Ramaswamy Institute of Higher EducationHassan
52HKBK College of EngineeringBengaluru
53International School of Management ExcellenceBengaluru
54IBMR Institute of Business Management and ResearchHubli
55Institute of Health
Management Research
56IFIM Business SchoolBengaluru
57Indian Academy School
of MGT Studies
58Indian Institute of Plantation ManagementBengaluru
59Institute of Excellence in Management ScienceHubli
60Institute of Management Education and ResearchBelgavi
61International Academy of Management and EntrepreneurshipBengaluru
62International Institute
of Business Studies
63ISBR Business SchoolBengaluru
64Jain College of EngineeringBelagavi
65Jain UniversityBengaluru
66Jawaharlal Nehru College of EngineeringShimoga
67Jnana Vikas Institute of TechnologyBidadi
68Jyoti Nivas College
69K.L.E. College of Engineering and TechnologyBelgaum
70K.L.E. Society’s Institute of Management Studies and ResearchHubballi
71K.S. School of
Engineering and Management
72Kalpataru Institute
of Technology
73Karnataka College of ManagementBengaluru
74KLS Gogte Institute of TechnologyBelagavi
75Koshys Institute
of Management Studies
76Kristu Jayanthi College of Management and TechnologyBengaluru
77Krupanidhi Group of InstitutionsBengaluru
78Lingaraj Appa Engineering CollegeBidar
79Lorven St.Xavier’s CollegeBengaluru
80Management Academy
for Digital Economy in India
81MQI College of ManagementBengaluru
82M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied SciencesBengaluru
83M.P Birla Institute of ManagementBengaluru
84M.S. Ramaiah Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
85Mount Carmel CollegeBengaluru
86Manel Srinivas Nayak
Institute Of Management (MSNIM)
87MVJ College of EngineeringBengaluru
88Nagarjuna College of Engineering and TechnologyBengaluru
89New Horizon College of EngineeringBengaluru
90Nitte Meenakshi Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
91NSB AcademyBengaluru
92One School of BusinessBengaluru
93Oxbridge Business SchoolBengaluru
94P.A College of EngineeringMangaluru
95Padma Shree Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
96Patel Institute of Science and ManagementBengaluru
97PES Institute of Technology and ManagementShivamoga
98Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education CentreMysuru
99Poorna Prajna Institute of ManagementUdupi
100Presidency CollegeBengaluru
101Presidency UniversityBengaluru
102Proudhadevaraya Institute of TechnologyHosapete
103Ramaiah Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
104R.V. College of EngineeringBengaluru
105R.V. Institute of ManagementBengaluru
106Rajarajeshwari College of EngineeringBengaluru
107RJS Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
108RNS Institute of TechnologyBengaluru
109R.R. Institute of Advanced StudiesBengaluru
110S.J.C. Institute of TechnologyChick Ballapur
111Sahyadri College of Engineering and ManagementMangaluru
112Sai Vidya Institute
of Technology
113Sambhram Academy of Management StudiesBengaluru
114SB College of Management StudiesBengaluru
115Secab Institute of Engineering and TechnologyVijayapura
116Seshadripuram Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
117Shree Devi Institute of TechnologyMangaluru
118Shri Dhamashala Manjunateshwara College of Business ManagementMangaluru
119Siddaganga Institute of TechnologyTumakuru
120Sindhi CollegeBengaluru
121Sir M. Visveshwaraya
Institute of Technology
122SJES College of Management StudiesBengaluru
123Soundarya Institute of Management StudiesBengaluru
124South East Asian Education TrustBengaluru
125Sri Gokula College of Arts, Science and Management StudiesKolar
126Sri Siddartha Institute of Management StudiesTumakuru
127Sri Venkateswara College of EngineeringBengaluru
128Srinivas Institute of TechnologyDakshina Kannada
129St. Agnes College (Autonomous)Mangaluru
130St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information TechnologyMangaluru
131St. Francis CollegeBengaluru
132St. Joseph Engineering CollegeDakshina Kannada
133Surana CollegeBengaluru
134SVR College of Commerce and Management StudiesBengaluru
135T. John Group of InstitutionsBengaluru
136The Oxford College of Business ManagementBengaluru
137The Oxford College of EngineeringBengaluru
138Veerappa Nisty Engineering CollegeYadgir
139Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and TechnologyMysuru
140Vidyavardhaka College of EngineeringMysuru
141Vivekananda Institute of ManagementBengaluru

All candidates must note that the KMAT 2024 exam will be conducted in a remote-based test-proctored mode for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

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How many colleges/universities accept the score of the KMAT exam?

A total of more than 135 top business schools accept the KMAT exam score for admission to the various MBA programmes.

Do all the participating colleges in the KMAT exam have the same cut-off?

No, all the participating colleges do not have the same cut-off in the KMAT exam. All the colleges release their respective cut-offs for the next rounds of the admission procedure.

What are the next stages of admission after the KMAT exam?

The participating colleges will release their respective cut-offs and subsequently, call selected candidates for group discussion and later personal interviews.

Every year thousands of candidates appear for the KMAT exam to get admitted to various AICTE-approved colleges/universities for MBA programmes. To help students know well about the colleges/universities, we have provided the list of the colleges in this blog to help them prepare accordingly and ace the exam with a strategic approach. We hope candidates find it helpful and help them get admission to their desired college.

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